The 2014-15 comprehensive fee

$48,234    tuition
$  6,848    basic double room
$  4,794    anytime access meal plan
$     264     student activity fee

$60,140  TOTAL

Keep in mind that this comprehensive fee may not be the true cost to your family. We evaluate each student's financial circumstances as we determine financial aid.

Financial Aid Facts


Percent of students who receive financial aid from Bucknell. 61 percent receive financial aid of some form.


Average total need-based package for a student in the Class of 2017. This includes grants and scholarships, loans and student employment.


Average total federal student loan indebtedness upon graduation for those who borrowed in the Class of 2013.


Apply for Bucknell need-based aid.

Bucknell code: 2050


Aid packages may include need-based scholarships and grants, merit-based scholarships and grants, loans and work-study.

It's Worth It


Percent of the Class of 2012 that reported being employed, in graduate school, both employed and in graduate school, or volunteering within nine months after graduation.

Post Graduation Report


Bucknell's ranking among liberal arts colleges for alumni median lifetime earnings done by PayScale College Education ROI rankings. We were also ranked #50 overall among 1,511 schools.

2013 College Education ROI Rankings

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